2 years after Supreme Court order, no investigation into ‘shocking’ number of Kandhamal acquittals.
Sep 11, Worldwatch Monitor
Almost 100 Christians were killed in the Kandhamal district of Odisha in August 2008 following claims Christians were behind the killing of a Hindu leader, Swami Laxmanananda Sarawati. Three
hundred churches and 6,000 Christian homes were also attacked, rendering 56,000 people homeless.
Yet, despite 6,495 arrests and 827 criminal cases being registered .....
Hindu Extremists, Media Attack a Large Church in Uttar Pradesh, India.
Sep 8, Morningstar News
Dismissing an initial investigation that cleared Christians of wrongdoing, police under pressure from Hindu extremists are pursuing false charges against a pastor and 270 others, sources
After appearing to halt Hindu nationalists’ efforts to shut down a large church in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh state, police who had told the pastor that they turned up no evidence of fraudulent conversion are now denying the ....
Fr. Cedric Prakash on India's most infamous day when activists were arrested.
Sep 4, Asia News
Intellectuals arrested for fighting for the rights of the Dalits and criticizing the Hindu nationalist government. The aim of the police raids is to polarize the political debate in view of the general elections of 2019. Against activists, "fabricated accusations". "It's a nightmare situation, which has no equal". The priest complains that the crackdown on intellectuals critical of the premier serves a ...